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This instruction manual
explains
how to
use
lenses. Precautions
com
m on
to
all
lenses
such
as notes o
n
use
are
found
in
the
separat
e
"Precautions before using
".
Be sure
to read both
documents
before
usi ng your lens.
Thi
s lens is
designed
fo
r
Sony a came ra
system
E-mou
nt
cameras. You
cannot
use
it
o
n
A-mount
cameras
.
Th
e
FE
24-70mm
F2.8
GM
II
is
compatible with
the
range
of
a 3Smm format
ima
ge sensor.
A
came
ra
equipped
with
a
35mm format
image
se
nsor
can
also be
set
to
shoot at
APS-C
size
.
For
details on
how
t
o set your camera,
refer
to
its
instruction
manual.
For
further
information on compatibility, visi
t the
web
site
of Sony
in
your area, or consu
lt
your dealer
of Sony or local authorized service
facility
of Sony.
For Customers in the U.S.A.
For
question regarding
you
r
product
or
for
th
e
Sony
Service
Center
nea rest you,
ca
ll 1-800-222-SONY
(7669).
Supplier's Declaration of Conformity
Trade
Name :
SONY
Model
:
SEL2470GM2
Responsible Party:
Sony
El
ectron ics
Inc.
Address: 16535
Vi
a Espri
ll
o, San
Diego, CA 92127
U.S.A.
Telep
hone
Number:
858-942 -2230
This
device
complies
with part 15
of
the
FCC
rules.
Operation is subject
to the following two
conditio
ns:
(1)
This device may not
cause
harmful
interference,
and
(2)
thi
s
device must accept
any
interference
received,
includin
g
interference that may
cause
undesired operation.
Notes on Use
Do
not leave
th
e lens exposed
to the
sun or a
bright
light
source.
Internal malfunction
of the camera
body
and
lens, smoke, or a
fire may result due to the
effect
of
light
focusi ng.
If
ci rcumsta nces
necessitate
leaving
the
lens
in
sun
light,
be
sure
to
attach
the
lens
caps.
When
shootin
g against
the
sun,
keep the
sun
completely out
of th
e angle of
view.
When
ca rrying a camera
with
the
len
s attached,
always
firmly
hold
both the
camera and
the
lens.
Do not hold the
lens
by its
extended part.
• Thi
s lens is
not
wate r-proof, although
designed
with
dust-proofne
ss and splash -proofness
in
mind.
If
using
in the
rain
etc.,
keep
wate
r
drops
away
from the
len s.
• If
the
lens alone is shaken or
if
a camera
with
the lens
attached is shaken wh
il
e t he camera is
turned
off,
an
interna
l
compo
nent
of
the
lens may
rattle.
Thi
s,
however,
does not
indicate a
malfunction.
In
add ition, wh ile you carry around
the
lens, yo
ur
movement
may cause
the internal
lens groups
to
shake. This, however,
does not
affect
the performance
of the
lens
groups.
• Using
this
unit with
products
fro
m other
manufacturers may
affect
its performance, leading
to
accidents
or malfunction.
Precautions on using a flash
• With
ce
rtain
co
mbin
ations
of
lens
and
flash
,
the
lens
may partially block the light
of
the
fl
as
h,
resulting
in
a shadow at
the bottom
of
the
pictu
re. In suc
h
a
case,
adju
st
the focal length
or
the
shooting
distance before
shooting.
Vignetting
• When
using
th
e
lens,
th
e corne rs of
the
screen
become
darker
th an
the
center.
To reduce this
phenomena (ca
ll
ed
vignetting
). close
th
e
aperture
by
1 to
2
stops.
E:.1
Identifying the Parts
1
Lens
hood ind
ex
2
Focus
ing ring
3
Zooming
ring
4
Focal-length
scale
5
Focal-length index
6 Aperture
ring
7
Aperture
sca le
8
Aperture index
9
Lens
conta
cts*
10
Lens
hood
11
Polarizing-filter
window
12
Focus
hold
button
13
Focus
mode switch
14 IRIS LOCK switch
15
Mounting
ind
ex
16 Lens
mount
rubber
ring
17
Hood
release button
18
Aperture
cli
ck
switch
19 Zoom
smoothn
ess switch
*
Do
not
touch
th
e lens contacts.
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Attaching and Detaching the
Lens
Before
attaching/detaching
the
lens,
hold
the
lens
by
its
mounting
body. Do
not
hold it by
any of
its
operation contro ls, such
as
th
e focusing
ring.
To attach the lens
(See illustration
liJ-[I].)
1
Remove the rear lens cap and the camera
body cap.
2
Align the white index on the lens barrel
with the white index on the camera
(mounting index), then insert the lens
into
the
camera mount and rotate it
clockwise until it locks.
Do not
press
the
lens release
button
on
th
e
came ra
when
mounting the
lens.
Do not
mount
the
lens
at
an
angle.
3
Remove the front lens cap.
You can
attach/deta
ch
the front
lens cap
in two
ways, (1) and
(2).
To remove the lens
1
Attach the front lens cap.
2
While holding down the lens release
button on the camera, rotate the lens
counterclockwise until it stops, then
detach the lens. (See illustration
l;l-[gl,)
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Attaching the Lens Hood
It
is recommended that
yo
u
use
a lens hood
to
reduce
flare
and ensu re
maximum
im
age
quality.
Align the red line on the lens hood with the
red line on the lens (lens hood index), then
insert the lens hood into the lens mount and
rotate it clockwise until it clicks into place
and the red dot on the lens hood is aligned
with the red line on the lens (1).
The
polarizing-filter
window
can be
ope ned (2) to
allow the
polarizing filter
(sold
sepa rately)
to
rotate
wit hout having
to remove the
len
s
hood. While
shooting without
filter
operati
ons
or
ca rrying around
the
len
s,
however,
keep
the
window closed.
• If
the lens hood
is
not rotated until it
cli
cks
into
place, there is
a
possibility
that
a shadow appears on
captured
images
or the
lens hood
falls
off.
• If
the
fl ash
light is partia lly
blocked by the
lens
hood,
a shadow
may
appear at
the
bottom of captured
images. In
such a case,
remove
th
e lens
hood.
• When
storing,
fit the lens
hood onto
the
lens
backwa rds (3).
To remove the lens hood
While holding down the hood release button
on the lens
hood,
rotate the lens hood
counterclockwise.
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Zooming
Rotate the zooming ring to the desired focal
length.
About the zoom smoothness switch
(See illustration l!l-a.)
You can set
the ten sion for rotating the
zooming
ring
with
the
zoom smoothness switch.
To decrease
the
tension,
slide
the zoom
sm
oothness
switch to
"SMO
OTH." To increase the tension
,
slide
th
e zoom smooth ness
switch t
o
"TIGHT."
To keep the tension for rotating
th
e
zooming ring
li
g ht,
it is recommended
that th
e
zoom smoothness
switch
be
set
to
"SMOOTH."
To prevent
unintend
ed
movement
of
the
len
s
end
w
hil
e shooting at
an
upward/downward angle
or
carrying around the lens,
it
is
recommended that the
zoom smoothness
switch
be
set
to
"TIGHT."
Ii
Focusing
• Th
e focus mode
switch
of
this
lens
does not function
with some camera
models.
For further
informati
on
on
compatibility, visit
the
web
site
of
Sony in your area, or co nsu
lt
your
dealer
of
So ny or loca
l
authorized service fac ility of Sony.
To switch AF (auto focus)/
MF (manual focus)
Th
e
focu
s
mode
ca
n
be
switched
between
AF
and
MF on
the lens.
For AF
photography,
both the
camera
and
lens
should
be
set to
AF.
For
MF
photography,
either or
both the
camera or lens shou
ld
be
set
to MF.
To set the focus mode on the lens
Slide the focus mode switch to the
appropriate mode, AF or MF (1)
.
• Refer
to
the
camera manua ls
to set the focus
mode of
the
ca mera.
• In
MF, turn
the focus ing
ring
to adjust
the focus
(2)
while looking t hroug
h
the
viewfinder,
etc.
To use a camera equipped with an AF/MF
control button
By pressing the AF/MF
cont
rol button
during AF
operation
, you can
temporarily
switch to
MF.
Press
ing
the AF/MF
control
button
during MF
operation
lets you
temporarily
switch
to AF if
the lens
is set
to AF
and
the
camera
to MF.
Ii
Using the Focus Hold Buttons
• Th
e focus
hold button
of
this
lens does
not
function
with
some came ra
models.
For
furth er
information on compatibility,
visit
the web
site of
So ny
in
you
r
area,
or
consult your
dealer
of
Sony or loca
l
authorized se rvice
facility
of
So
ny.
Press
th
e
focus
ho ld
button in AF to
cance
l
AF.
Th
e
focus
is
fi
xed
and you
ca
n
release the
shutter
on
the fi
xe
d
focus.
Release
the focus
hold
button while
pressing
the
shutter
button halfway to
start
AF
aga
in.
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Adjusting the Aperture
IRIS LOCK switch
Lock:
You can lock
the
aperture ring at
"A"
on the
aperture
sca
le, or
rotate
it
between
f/2.8
and
f/22.
Release
:
You can
rotate
t he ape
rtu
re
ring between
"A"
and
f/2.8
on
the
aperture
scale.
Wh en
you align
"A" on
the
aperture sca le
to
the
aperture
ind
ex,
th
e camera is set
to auto
iris
mode
and the
exposure
is set
by the
camera.
And
you
can
adju st the
amount
of
li
ght
manually between f/2.8
and
f/22 by
rot atin
g
the
aperture
ring
.
Notes
Set
the
aperture click
switch to
"O FF"
whe
n
shooting
movies.
(See
illu
stration
@-a
.)
Wh
en
the
aperture
click
switch
is
set
to
"OFF,"
th
e
sound
of
the
aperture
ring is
reduced.
(For movie
recording)
If
you
change the
ape rture va
lu
e wh
il
e shooti
ng
a
movie with the
aperture
cli
ck switch set
to
"ON,"
th
e
sou
nd
of the
ape
rture
ring
w
ill
be recorded.
Specifications
Product name
FE 24-70mm F2 8 GM II
(Model name)
(SEL2470GM2)
Foca
l length
(mm)
3Sm
m
equivalent
focal
length
*1 (mm)
Lens
groups-elements
Angle
of view
1•2
24-70
36-105
15-20
84°-34°
Angle
of view 2*2
61
°-23°
Minimum
focus* 3 (m (feet))
0.21-0.3
(0.69-0.99)
Maximum magnification
(X)
0.32
Minimum aperture
Filter
diamete
r
(mm)
Dimen
sions
(maximum
diameter
x
height)
(approx.,
mm
(i n.))
Mass
(approx.,
g
(oz))
SteadyShot
f/22
82
87.8
X
119.9
(3 1/2
X
4
3/4)
695 (24.6)
No
*1 This is
the
eq uiva lent
focal
length
in
35mm
format
when
mounted
on an
Interchangeable
Lens
Digital
Camera equ ipped with an
APS-C
sized image senso
r.
•2
Ang le
of
view
1
is t he value for 35mm cameras, and
angle
of
view 2
is
the va
lu
e
for
Interchangeab le Lens
Digital
Cameras
equ ipped with an
APS-C
sized
image
se nso
r.
*3
Minimum focus
is
the distance from the
image
se nsor
to
th
e subject.
Depending
on
the lens
mechanism,
th
e
focal length
may
cha
ng
e
with
any change
in
shootin
g
distance.
Th
e
focal
lengths given above assume the
len
s is
focused
at infinity.
Included items
(The
numb
er
in
parentheses
indi cates the
number
of
pieces.)
Lens (1),
Front
lens cap (1),
Rear lens
cap (1),
Lens hood
(1),
Lens case (1),
Set
of printed documentation
Des
ign
and
specifi
cations are subject
to
change
without notice.
(J{
and~
are trademarks of
Sony
Group Corporation.

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